What's On Your Curtains?

92% of curtains washed in-house by hospital staff without any antimicrobial application showed re-contamination within one week. The CDC reports 1 in 20 patients staying one night in the hospital will acquire an HAI.

What's On Your Curtains?

92% of curtains washed in-house by hospital staff without any antimicrobial application showed re-contamination within one week. The CDC reports 1 in 20 patients staying one night in the hospital will acquire an HAI.

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Untreated curtains contain HAI Microbes including

CRE lives

0
Days

VRE lives

0
Days

MRSA lives

0
Days

C-DIFF lives

0
Days

Costs:

$27,000

$27,000 on average per patient.

$4.5 Billion

$4.5 billion in excess medical costs created by C-Diff.

$33 Billion

$33 billion a year in financial impact for HAIs

How prepared are you for the next Joint Commissions, CMS, or state inspection?

• If asked, can you say when the curtain for room 306 Bed-B was last cleaned?
• When is it scheduled to be cleaned next?

How many patients should share a curtain before it is cleaned?

10? 100? 500?

The best defense against HAIs is a good offense that combines the Compliance Program and Hand Shield™

Compliance Program

• Our staff, our loaner curtains
• Reporting documentation
• Anti-microbials applied to every curtain

The Hand Shield™

• Clean curtains in place
• Use current cleaning chemicals, even bleach
• Set the microbe count to zero for every patient

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